Talish Mountains

▪ mountains, Azerbaijan-Iran
Persian  Kūhhā-ye Ṭavālesh,  Russian  Talyshinskiye Gory,  

      mountain chain, northwestern Iran, in the northwest section of the Elburz Mountains, extending southeastward from the Azerbaijan border to the lower part of the Safīd Rūd (Safid River). Few peaks rise above 10,000 ft (3,000 m). The humid subtropical coastal lowlands along the Caspian Sea lie at the eastern base of the mountains.

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